Affton News

Homeless man charged with murder in stabbing of Affton man

A homeless man is accused of stabbing an Affton man to death last week. St. Louis County prosecutors on Friday charged Quentin Jackson, 37, with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and stealing a car in the Jan. 13 killing of Justin Leeman, 41. Jackson’s address is listed as the St. Louis County Justice Center at

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Valley Park man charged with two burglaries in South County

A Valley Park man was charged Friday with two burglaries in South County in November. Shawn Overstreet, 48, of the 300 block of Jefferson Avenue in Valley Park, was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary. Police allege in a probable-cause statement that Yorkshire Cleaners and the Affton Muffler shop both reported that their shops

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South County schools call off classes; students get a four-day weekend

All South County public schools are closing today in anticipation of an ice storm. The Mehlville School District, Lindbergh Schools, the Affton School District, Bayless Schools and Hancock Place School District all called off school Friday, with all after school activities canceled as well. In addition to schools closing, Lindbergh offices will close too, the

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Man found dying on front porch in Affton was stabbed to death

Pictured above: The St. Louis County Police Department investigates a previous Affton stabbing in March 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The man found dying on his porch in Affton Tuesday was stabbed to death, police said. Justin Leeman, 41, of the 7900 block of Hildesheim Avenue in Affton, died after being stabbed in his upper

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Clancy elected chair of council; GOP rejected as vice chair

Pictured above: New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Democrats are officially back in control of

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